The Dirty Thirties

1930 - 1939

This was a time of poverty, of making do with what you had. Farms were less than productive and motorized vehicles were reconstructed to be pulled by horses - Bennett buggies.

Photos

1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

    Archibald District History (1880)

    A selection of photographs, memoirs, and historical sketches concerning the Archibald Methodist (United) Church, the Archibld School District, and its early settlers in Southern Manitoba.

      Canada Post - 1930s Poster Collection (1935)

      A collection of posters displayed at rural Manitoba post offices during the 1930s.

        Darlingford School Photo Collection (1880)

        A collection of photos from the Darlingford School Heritage Museum.

          Manitou Normal School - Building Site Photos (1892)

          Normal School Classes in Manitou were held in three buildings over time. This short article includes photos of all three sites.

            Manitou Normal School - Class Photo - 1929 - 30 (1930)

            The Manitou Normal School provided teacher training from 1892 to 1933, teaching prospective teachers the norms expected of their students. This photo shows the 1930 class of graduates.

              Manitou Normal School - Class Photo - 1930 - 31 (1931)

              The Manitou Normal School provided teacher training from 1892 to 1933, teaching prospective teachers the norms expected of their students. This photo shows the 1931 class of graduates.

                Manitou Normal School 1930 - Photo Album (1929)

                A student's collection of photos to commemorate her year in Norman School in Manitou.

                  Postcard - Killarney Lake, Manitoba ca 1930 (1930)

                  A view along the lake at Killarney, a popular vacation spot in south west Manitoba.